Chamber Music

The annual John I. and Elizabeth E. Patches Chamber Music Series includes world-class soloists and smaller ensembles with exceptional artistry and a passion for what they perform. Featured musicians represent a broad repertoire as well as exciting contemporary pieces of some of the world’s leading composers. We welcome you to join us for any or all concerts in this series!

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The Calder String Quartet

Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

The Calder Quartet performs a broad range of repertoire at an exceptional level, always striving to channel and fulfill the composer’s vision. Already the choice of many leading composers to perform their works, the group’s distinctive approach is exemplified by a musical curiosity brought to everything they perform. (more below)a ‘Performances like these — freshly rethought, impeccably […]

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Jane Coop

Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 3 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Jane Coop has established herself as a musician of stature. Her intelligence and perception, together with her refined and heartfelt approach to music, make her a pianist whom audiences want to hear many times over. Adult $36 | K-12 free, when accompanied by at least one paying adult | All fees included Subscribers receive 50% […]

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Ensemble 4.1

Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

Their special communicative power and their intoxicating atmosphere on stage are repeatedly praised by critics and have become the hallmark of ensemble 4.1. In addition to the masterpieces for this original setting by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven, the ensemble is devoted to discovering rarely played compositions from the turn of the 19th to […]

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Beijing Guitar Duo

Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

The Beijing Guitar Duo’s performances and recordings have impressed the public with “an ability and artistry that exceeds their years.” Adult $36 | K-12 students free, when accompanied by at least one paying adult | All fees included Subscribers receive 50% off all fees, deduct $2 from ticket price. Click for details Did you know? […]

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Boston Trio

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

Since their formation in 1997, the trio has quickly become one of today’s most exciting chamber ensembles. Acclaimed for their superb sense of ensemble and wondrous balance, these virtuosic and profound musicians are committed to creating exceptional and daring performances of standard and contemporary repertoire. Adult $36 | K-12 students free when accompanied by at […]

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Crosscurrents: The DaPonte Quartet Explores the Mixed Musics of Early Maine

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

NOTE: Part of the opening day festivities of the Maine Bicentennial and Statehood Conference, which is open to the public. Not eligible for CCA subscriptions or K–12 pricing. Not long after forming in Philadelphia, the DaPonte String Quartet surprised the musical world by moving to Maine where, as the New York Times noted, they create […]

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